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Specialist Cover Assessor - Lower Hutt

Accident Compensation Corporation
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Wellington - Hutt Valley
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Lower Hutt location, this is your chance to leave shift work behind and work in an awesome office environment from Monday to Friday?
  • Do you want an opportunity to use your clinical knowledge in a new way?

Do you enjoy problem solving, assessing clinical information, making decisions and communicating with clients?

If you've answered yes, then this could be the role for you!

The Specialist Cover Assessor role will play an important role in assessing clinical information and making decisions on ACC claims where the injury may have been caused by treatment. The role is office based and communication with external stakeholders is largely phone based.

Your broad base of clinical knowledge, ability to interpret legislation, medical records and clinical data into meaningful information will be vital to this role. You will not be left to your own devices but will be fully supported by a team of like-minded clinical professionals as well as having access to legal and medical advisors.

So, what experience is essential for the Specialist Cover Assessor role?

You will need to be a strong team player, work well in a busy environment, have resilience, good organisational skills, professional judgement, computer literate and have:

  • A recognised clinical qualification in a relevant clinical field - please state what clinical field it is (e.g. Nursing, Physiotherapy, Midwifery, Pharmaceuticals, etc.)
  • A minimum of five years' post-graduate clinical experience as a practitioner dealing with the public
  • A current Annual Practising Certificate

The indicative starting salary for this role will be $78,468. This is exclusive of ACC's 9% superannuation contribution which would bring the total starting package to $85,530.

At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility is important to our business. ACC's Maori Strategy Whaia Te Tika provides the foundation for delivery better outcomes in a Kaupapa Maori, culturally appropriate and responsive way for current and future Maori and diverse employees. ACC holds itself to a philosophy of Tika enabling us to create an environment of involvement,respect and connection with the communities where we work - benefitting individual employees and all our clients across New Zealand.

Applications will run through to Tuesday, 12 November 2019 but please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

Applications will only be accepted when formally submitted through our ACC Career Website or through Seek.

If you have any queries email our Talent Acquisition Consultant - Nadine.O'

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